Google to announce LG Nexus 5 with Android 4.4 KitKat on Oct. 14th, ship Oct. 31st. New pics & video leak

The stars are aligning for the early launch of LG Google Nexus 5 this year.

Just a couple of weeks ago we knew almost nothing about the next Google’s Nexus device. We didn’t even have a hard confirmation about whether Google will make a new flagship this year, and were arguing who the possible OEM might be – LG or Motorola?

And then the leaks started.

First the real Nexus 5 showed up in Google’s official Android KitKat video. Then came FCC test report with Nexus 5 specs and some grainy pics . Then even better quality live pictures of LG GD820 Nexus 5 turned up, accidentally included among Verizon’s LG G2 FCC approval documents. By the end of last week there was little doubt that LG Nexus 5 is coming soon. The only question was – how soon?

While this is still just an unconfirmed rumor, Ausdroid  received a tip over the weekend, that Google will announce Android 4.4 KitKat with Nexus 5, on October 14th. And yesterday Technodify spotted a Nexus 5 protective case on Amazon, with October 31st availability date. Which fits very well with October 14th’s announcement. Further confirmation of Nexus 5 imminent and early launch comes from The Verge. They spotted that 16GB Nexus 4 has sold out on U.S. Google Play, and, according to their sources – Google has no plans to re-stock it in any storage capacity. The only reason for Google to do that – is the next flagship, arriving real soon.

And if you are not tired yet of blurry Nexus 5 pictures, a few more of them leaked yesterday, together with a short video. They do not show anything new, save the working Nexus 5 lock screen. But here they are:

 

LG Nexus 5 live

 

Author: Stasys Bielinis

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